“Earth overshoot day” arrives six days sooner

Global Footprint Network, a sustainability think tank, calculates that today is Earth Overshoot Day, “when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year.” Last year, overshoot day was Aug 19. The think tank says that in 2000, the date fell in early October. “The costs of this ecological overspending are becoming more… » Read More

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